Academic Catalog 2020-2021

Slippery Rock University


Violence Thematic Thread

This thread asks students to think broadly about what constitutes violence. By expanding our definition of violence, we can identify, confront, and hopefully eliminate patterns of destructive and unjust behavior, whether against our planet, other creatures, or ourselves. 

Faculty Liaison: Lia Paradis

Curriculum Guide

Gateway Course
Select one of the following:3
Ancient and Medieval World
Rise of the Modern World
Contemporary World History
Colonial America to 1815
United States, 1815-1920
U.S. History Since 1920
Focused Courses
Select three courses from the following (must include three categories and three departments; two courses must be 300/400 level)9
Civic Knowledge and Engagement
Transnational Terrorism
Culture, Discourse, and Ideas
Literature of the Women's Movement
Native American Literature
Philosophy of Human Existence
Ethical Reasoning
Environmental Justice
Global Learning and Diversity
Sexual Violence
Criminal Justice and the Multicultural Community
African American History to 1876
Native American History
Mass Killing and Genocide in the Modern World
The United Nations and International Law
Science, Technology, and Mathematics
Environmental Psychology
Self-Care and Well-Being
Human Sexual Behavior
Society and Institutions
Economic Geography
Violence in Post-45 Europe
Total Hours12

Important Curriculum Guide Notes

This Curriculum Guide is provided to help SRU students and prospective students better understand their intended major curriculum. Enrolled SRU students should note that the My Rock Audit may place already-earned and/or in progress courses in different, yet valid, curriculum categories. Enrolled SRU students should use the My Rock Audit Report and materials and information provided by their faculty advisers to ensure accurate progress towards degree completion. The information on this guide is current as of the date listed. Students are responsible for curriculum requirements at the time of enrollment at the University.

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Violence Thematic Thread (VIOL)